Jun 22, 2020
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Are you at risk of an ADA Website Lawsuit?

While ADA lawsuits previously focused on physical access barriers to businesses, in the past few years they have shifted to include cyberspace as well. Lawsuits alleging inaccessible websites and mobile apps accounted for at least a fifth of the total number of ADA Title III lawsuits filed in federal courts in 2019

With the Supreme Court declining to review the Robles v. Domino’s case, small businesses in the United States continue to be without formal federal guidance on how to make their websites compliant.

Jun 4, 2020
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Civil Unrest

Protecting yourself, your employees, your customers and your business during civil unrest.

 “I think that you will all agree that we are living in most interesting times. (Hear, hear.) I never remember myself a time in which our history was so full, in which day by day brought us new objects of interest, and, let me say also, new objects for anxiety. (Hear, hear.)” – Joseph Chamberlin; 1898

 2020 has certainly brought us “interesting times” as we continue to navigate the far-reaching effects of the COVID-19 crisis and now the civil unrest following in the wake of the George Floyd and Black Lives Matter protests. Business owners continue to face new anxieties over an uncertain future.

 Civil unrest creates unique challenges for businesses.  Vandalism, stolen or damaged goods, and extensive property damage are just some of the concerns business owners face.  There must also be consideration for the safety of employees, customers and themselves.  With this in mind it is crucial to take steps to mitigate the potential damages and risks to your business during times of unrest.

May 12, 2020
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Considerations to make your restaurant patrons feel safe

As a restaurant operator you know the importance of keeping your establishment clean.  You regularly disinfect surfaces and food-prep areas to avoid contamination and the spread of germs and have hand washing policies in place.  However, with the rise of the novel virus COVID-19 you may be wondering how you can make your patrons feel safe in your establishment. 

Apr 29, 2020
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Water Damage: an increasing risk to high net-worth homes

When you think of the top causes of home damage what comes to mind? Fire, hurricanes, extreme weather? Chances are water damage isn’t very high on your list of concerns. However, water damage comes in with a staggeringly high frequency of reported claims, just after hail, making it the 2nd most reported cause of loss.  It also peaks the top 3 for severity of damage and is in 1st place for single largest payouts.

Mar 19, 2020
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Ideas for small business during the corona virus crisis.

Social distancing is a great way to help slow the spread of the corona virus.  Unfortunately, it can have a great impact on local businesses also as people choose to self-quarantine rather than going out to shop, eat, and socialize.

Here are some ways you can help entice customers to your small business:

Jan 8, 2020
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Insurance Resolutions

Every year millions of people make resolutions at the beginning of the year of ways they are going to improve their lives. Commonly these revolve around diet, exercise, business and lifestyle. While we are big supporters of all positive change, adding a few Insurance Resolutions to the list is a smart choice. Here are 5 Insurance Resolutions to observe in 2020.

Dec 17, 2019
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A Happy Holiday starts with Safety

The Holidays are a time when friends and family come together in celebration. Memories are made that last a lifetime. Help make sure those memories are joyful by following these simple safety tips:

Nov 26, 2019
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Food Safety - A Successful Dinner Party starts with safely prepared food.

When family and friends get together food is almost always a must have. It nourishes our bodies, delights our pallets, and brings us together.  But food is not without its risks.  It's easy to get frazzled with all the planning that goes into hosting a dinner.  Here are some tips to help keep everyone safe and healthy at your next food-centric event.

Jul 23, 2019
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Independent Contractor or Employee - What's the difference?

Mistaking an employee for an independent contractor could be a costly mistake – and it’s not exactly up to you to decide. Whether an individual is an employee or independent contractor will depend on the facts and circumstances of the situation, not the label used by the employer. Since employees are, in general, more expensive to hire due to employee benefits, and unemployment compensation contributions, there is preference for employers to misclassify employees as independent contractors.